The Cherokee Trail

The Cherokee Trail

A Novel

Book - 2012
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Random House, Inc.
Mary Breydon knew how to get things done. Raised on a Virginia plantation, she learned how to care for livestock, respect her workers, and keep good books. But after her husband is killed, she must make a living running a stagecoach station on the Cherokee Trail. Mary faces challenges that even the men eagerly anticipating her failure would have a difficult time overcoming. After being forced to fire the previous station manager with the aid of a bullwhip, Mary must track down stolen horses, defend against Indians, care for a wayward boy, and protect herself and her daughter from Jason Flandrau, a man determined to become governor of the Colorado Territory but who is also the ruthless war criminal who murdered Mary’s husband.

Baker & Taylor
Attempting to run a stagecoach station on the perilous Cherokee Trail, widow Mary Breydon vows to survive and forge a new life for her daughter and herself, and she is aided by a mysterious gunman. Reissue.

& Taylor

Following the brutal murder of her husband, Mary Breydon takes over the management of a remote stagecoach station in Colorado that is plagued by bandits and Indian raids.

Publisher: New York : Bantam Books, 2012, c1982
ISBN: 9780553270471
Branch Call Number: PB WESTERN LAM
Characteristics: 222 p. :,map ;,18 cm.


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May 05, 2018

You can't go wrong with a Louis L'Amour book, but this is my favorite. Two strong women run a stage station with all the hard work and dangers involved. L'Amour isn't afraid to have women as lead characters without having to have men leading them on. A book to be read over and over.

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